oaths they could invent, but they took no cognizance of it. The 10 mobbers went home after their guns to shoot ,— & the <gr[a]nd> Jury brought in a bill for “Murder, Treason, Burglary, arson, Larceny, Theft and Stealing” againt vs. , , , & Joseph Smith Jr.—
<Committe.> This evening the committe[e] assembled at Daniel Sheerers. After prayer by Bro . he was an on the recomendati[o]n of under the ha[n]ds of , , & . reported that Jesse P. Maupin. the $30 messenger they sent to us had retu[r]ned, that the prisone[r]s were well & in good spirits. who had returnd from repo[r]ted that he had sold all the lands in .— was request[e]d to attend a meeting of the tomorrow, and as an individual mention the case of the committe & breth[re]n generally, and learn their feelings. wheth[e]r they would procatet [protect] the brethn from the abuse of the mob, in case they come immediately to drive them out, as they had recently threaten[e]d.
<11> During this night the visions of the futuer [future] were opened to my view, <understanding> when I saw the way & means & near approach of my escape from prison <imprisonm[e]nt>, & the danger that my belov[e]d was in. I awoke . & told him if he would rise very early & not wait for the Judge & Lawye[r]s as he had contemplat[e]d, but ride briskly. he would get safe home almost before he was aware of it, & if he did not the mob would shoot him on the way.— And tell the breth[re]n to be of good cheer & loose no time in removing from . the country.
<’s Return.> <12> Fridy 12. This morning awoke at dawn of days & rode rapidly towads where he arrived befor 9 A M. The Mobbers pursu[e]d him to shoot him but did not overtake him.
<carry forward> <. Letter> <12> Friday 12[th] <This day> I rec[e]ived the following communication “Dear Sir X (L. 50) ” A curious idea, that I, who had been a prisoner for many months should be called upon to hunt up lost property, or propety, most likely dest[r]oyed by the mob, but it is no more curious than a thousand other things that have happen[e]d, & I feel to do all I can to oblige any of my fellow creatures.— “ X (Facts 40, 41) ” <(See pagee 52)> [p. 51]